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Championship
Is Michael O'Neill the hero Stoke City needs?
12:01 Thursday 14th November 2019

When Stoke City fired manager Nathan Jones nine months into his tenure, questions were asked about who should take the vacant position. Since the departure of Mark Hughes in 2018, the situation in Staffordshire has gone from bad to worse, a…

Championship
Peter Etebo should be proud of Stoke City debut season
17:00 Thursday 9th May 2019

When Stoke City signed Peter Etebo from Feirense, little did they know he would be Nigeria's star at the World Cup in Russia. Not many expected the 23-year-old to emerge Potters’ Player of the Season. His unpredictable nature will…

Championship
Stoke City must accept lowered expectations after poor start
15:00 Monday 24th September 2018

Pundits had it down that Stoke City would run the Championship this season. But after nine matches the Potters find themselves hanging above the relegation zone. So where has it all gone wrong? Although we are only just over a month into the…

Championship
Preston North End may surprise the neutrals this weekend
15:00 Friday 17th August 2018

Most Championship sides have two league games under their belt in the current season. This weekend, Preston North End have an opportunity. Recently relegated Stoke City visit Deepdale. The Lilywhites can take advantage of a struggling side.…

Championship
Championship Preview: Does Stoke City have a revival in store?
09:00 Thursday 2nd August 2018

Following last season's disappointment, Stoke City is aiming to make amends. A few fresh faces have arrived this summer. On paper, the Potters look to have improved after suffering Premier League relegation three months ago. One or…

Championship
Stoke City's returnees feel like brand new signings
17:00 Sunday 1st July 2018

Stoke City is trying to regain hope after suffering Premier League relegation. Aiming to bounce back at the first attempt, Gary Rowett oversees the Potters' mission. The Englishman has already enlisted help, recruiting frontman Benik…

Transfers
3 strikers Gary Rowett should sign at Stoke City
12:00 Tuesday 12th June 2018

Gary Rowett completed his first press conference as Stoke City manager on Thursday. With both the Potters' fans and board demanding an immediate return to the Premier League, the 44-year-old is under huge pressure to deliver next season.  …

Championship
Gary Rowett is in for a testing campaign at Stoke City
12:00 Thursday 31st May 2018

Now in charge of Stoke City, Gary Rowett is well aware of the challenge ahead. The Potters compensated Derby for his services to the tune of £1.8 million. What does the future hold for the new boss? Rowett began his managerial…

Championship
Championship play-offs: Which team will secure Premier League promotion?
10:30 Friday 11th May 2018

The Championship play-offs commence on Friday night. Fulham, Aston Villa, Middlesbrough, and Derby County all have sights set on England’s top division. Only three games stand in their way.   In the semi-finals, Fulham take on Derby…

Championship
EFL playoffs: an exciting time for neutrals yet agony for those involved
12:00 Wednesday 9th May 2018

Most team's fates have already been sealed this season. In the English Football League, some suffered relegation while others earned automatic promotion. For 12 sides, though, their campaign continues.    …

Championship
Will 3rd-place hoodoo condemn Fulham to play-off failure?
08:30 Tuesday 8th May 2018

Anti-climactic performances from both Cardiff City and Fulham on the 2017/18 Championship season's final day bestowed automatic promotion on the former and left the latter to prepare for the playoff battle royale.  Fulham…

Championship
Can Derby County finally win promotion to the Premier League this season
08:00 Saturday 7th April 2018

Expectation colours everything. Derby County was expected to be at the very top of the Championship. Instead, they are nestled in fifth, among the playoff places, and still with a chance at Premier League promotion. Yet you can sense a pride…

Opinion
Birmingham City: Where do they go from here?
10:00 Saturday 23rd September 2017

After their contentious decision to relieve Harry Redknapp of his managerial duties so early into the new campaign, what's next for Birmingham City going forward? How do they arrest their slump and avoid another relegation battle like last…

England National Team
Tom Huddlestone returns to former club Derby County
18:00 Monday 17th July 2017

Derby County has managed to recapture Hull City's Tom Huddlestone. The central midfielder has been around for a number of years and will now be returning to his former club, Derby County. Known as a physical, bullying aggressor in the game,…

Championship
Mel Morris' managerial merry-go-round continues as Derby appoint a fifth manager in just over a year.
12:00 Tuesday 14th March 2017

The philosopher George Santayana once said: 'Those who do not learn from history are doomed to repeat it.' It seems apparent that Derby County Chairman Mel Morris has never heeded that statement, or simply has just chosen to ignore it altogether.…